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Feb 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
of afghanistan say reducing civilian casualties is a priority. general joseph dunford reacting to hamid karzai's decision to ban on security forces from speaking -- seeking nato air support following the death of the 10 people last week. we are amicable with more. nato andw commander of american forces here, general heredunford says he understands hegen. joseph dunford says understands the new policy. he is meeting this afternoon with his afghan counterparts to work out the modalities of victory on the ground. under afghanistan is afghan security force's lead. we have a lot of joint operations going on. this is after an air strike on wednesday left 10 afghan civilians dead. president karzai said it was called in by his arm afghan security forces, his own intelligence forces, and that this is intended to stop those kinds of things from happening. ineral dunford says this is line with what general allen, his predecessor, implemented over one year ago. the general says protecting civilians is what it is all about and he is working with his afghan counterparts to implement this new pr
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
marine general joseph dunford in a ceremony at coalition headquarters in kabul. dharlie-- charlie d'agata was there. >> reporter: this morning general john allen gave up command to fellow marine joseph dunford in an emotional event that at times sound more like a defiant victory speech than a handover ceremony. >> afghan force-- afghan forces defending afghan people and enabling the government of this country to serve its citizens. this is victory, this is what winning looks like. and we should not shrink from using these words. >> reporter: but he himself has admitted he's had a tough 19 months and had to handle a series of disasters he calls meteor strikes. the images that surfaced showing marines urinating on the corps of taliban fighters. the accidental burning of the koran that started a wave of violence that included the killing of u.s. troops. and the massacre of 16 civilians in a shooting rampage allegedly at the hands of an american soldier. >> we have a casualty. >> reporter: general allen fought back tears when he said more than 560 coalition forces were killed on his w
Feb 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
today in afghanistan as a new commander of nato and u.s. forces took over. marine general joseph dunford succeeded general john allen who has been in command for the last 19 months. president obama has nominated allen to be the supreme allied commander in europe. the u.s. and its allies plan to hand over security to afghan forces at the end of next year. >>> when "nbc nightly news" continues on this sunday, new information about a potentially deadly disease that's made a big comeback. >>> and later, why they're all rooting for this big guy as a top contender for best in show. >>> we're back with health news, and concern about a growing outbreak of whooping cough. it's a bacterial infection that can be fatal to very young children, while it was almost gone at one time, cases are now on the rise. nbc's chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman has more on this tonight. >> reporter: 2012 was america's worst year for whooping cough in more than six decades. >> there's a tremendous outbreak of whooping cough across the united states right now. >> reporter: as scientists try to figure o
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am PST
afghanistan. marine general joseph dunford i the new man in charge of international forces in afghanistan. he replaces general john allen. who is nominated to lead nato forces in europe. allen was also exonerated in a pentagon investigation of questionable email exchanges with a florida woman. she was linked to the sex scandal that led to the resignation of c-i-a director david petraeus. dunford says the move is not about a change of command, its about continuity. >> a big day for boeing. the company is analyzing results of flight tests on it's 7-8- 7 planes. the test saturday was the first since the dreamliner was grounded three weeks ago due to battery fires. the 7-8-7 flew out of boeing field in seattle. spending two and a half hours in the air. the dreamliner is the first commercial plane to rely heavily on lithium-ion batteries. back in january -- a battery short-circuited and caught fire on a plane that landed in boston. >> some incredible video o straight ahead, many people celebrate chinese new year. the year of the stak snake mt. tam. (music) ♪ yeeeowwww! ♪ hot mess hot mess
Feb 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
in afghanistan. joseph dunford taking charge of u.s. and nato forces there. he's likely to be the last commander there because all combat troops are scheduled to leave by the end of next year. we were struck by a moment, with george pointing out this on abc's "this morning." >> and new some good news. this is the place in the program where we honor the sacrifices of our service members killed in action. but for the second week in a row, the pentagon released no names of soldiers killed in afghanistan. >> some great words to hear from george on abc's "this week." >>> still much more ahead on "world news" this sunday night. in hot pursuit, the new crash causing a big headline tonight. and the bigger question, how far is too far for the paparazzi? tonight nick watt takes us inside their game. how are they tipped off? it's the little things in life that make me smile. spending the day with my niece. i don't use super poligrip for hold because my dentures fit well. before those little pieces would get in between my dentures and my gum and it was uncomfortable. even well-fitting denture
Feb 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
general joseph dunford junior assumed command from general john allen during a ceremony earlier today in kabul afghanistan. you are looking at images from the gathering that included a number of top ranking military men. in attendence were a number of senior afghan. nato. and u-s officials. dunford and allen are both marines as well as longtime friends. allen spent 19 months at the helm of the i-saf. making him the longest serving comander in the eleven year old war in afghanistan. >> one of the country's most controversial sheriff's has added a new high profile name to his posse. sheriff joe arpaio introduced action star arizona on saturday. seagal helped train the more than three thousand members of arpaio's posse in hand to hand combat. they also went through several simulated school shootings where swat deputies posed as gunman. since the shooting at sandy hook elementary the sheriff wants to shift his volunteers from patrolling shopping centers to looking after schools. >> the family of late football coach joe paterno is accusing penn state of rushing their judgement in the
Feb 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
. marine general joseph dunford succeeded john allen who has been in command the last 18 months. president obama has nominated allen to be the supreme allied commander in europe. the u.s. and its allies plan to hand over security to afghan forces at the end of next year. >>> when "nbc nightly news" continues on this sunday, new information about a potentially deadly disease that's made a big comeback. >>> and later, why they're all rooting for this big guy as a top contender for best in show. . transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen. maybe even a little better. visit your eyecare professional today to ask about our newest lenses, transitions vantage and transitions xtractive lenses. experience life well lit. ask which transitions adaptive lens is best for you. test. test. test. test. test. test. test.3 f1 test. test. test. >>> we're back with health news, and concern about a growing outbreak of whooping cough. it's a bacterial infection that can be fatal to very young children, while it was al
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
new american general is taking over in afghanistan now. marine general joseph dunford is described as last general in the longest war in u.s. history. he is assuming command of all american and nato forces as the coalition enters its final stretch. they are all sporessed to withdraw from afghanistan next year. he takes over from general john allen who president obama wants as the next head of nato forces in europe. >>> coming up next on fox 5 morning news, grammy organizers grabbed the headline when they put out this list, this dress code for the stars. >> when you tell some of the biggest name in mousse you can they can't do something, guess what happens? we'll have a look at some red carp earth rule fortunating when we come back. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome. but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
new military leader u.s. marine general joseph dunford who took command of nato forces in afghanistan during a ceremony in kabul that you can see right here. the man that he took over from, general john allen, has been nominated to be the supreme allied commander. time to talk politics. senior writer for espn and anna is a republic strategist. earlier today i asked them about tuesday's upcoming state of the address. since the president odd about social issues i asked why we're being told about issues in tuesday's address. >> it was the big missing part of the inauguration speech. everybody noticed there was so very little on the economy. we need somebody to address them, require the president to talk about it and lay out a plan. so i think it makes sense for him to focus on the economy. some of these social issues are very divisive. i'm glad he will be speaking on the economy. i expect him to speak about gun control and speak about immigration. and some of the other issues. >> you think that was sort of glaringly missing from the inaugural address and that's part of the reason it's in
Feb 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
command of u.s. and international troops in afghanistan to a new commander, to general joseph dunford. this is the 14th time that command has transferred in the afghanistan war, because that war has been going on for that long. general john allen is out as commander. he is handing over the leadership. if all goes as planned, general dunford is going to be the last person to have this job. he will be the 15th of 15 u.s. commanding generals for this war in afghanistan. as such, a substantial portion of what he'll be responsible for as commander will be leaving, the huge logistical feat of getting us after fighting there for 12 years. is that going to be a focal point of tomorrow's state of the union address? we do not know. we are now in the managing expectations and strategic leaking and even strategic disinformation part of the process. we're told, for example, to expect a message of economic populism in tomorrow night's speech, picking up themes offered in the president's inaugural address just three weeks ago. we're also told a to expect the president to talk tomorrow night about reducing
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
emergency for those affected areas. >>> u.s. marine general joseph dunford taking charge of the military force in afghanistan. he'll oversee the final two years of the war and the withdrawal of all troops. at the change of command ceremony, dunford said today is not about change, it's about continuity. he replaces general john allen, who has been nominated as nato's supreme allied commander. >>> an interesting medical story. researchers at the university of michigan report that obese mouse giving a drug used to treat mouth sores lost weight. the mice did not eat less or exercise more. the question is could the drug work for obese people? researchers don't have an answer on that yet, but they will test this drug on humans later this year. that should be interesting. >>> a startling new report just released from the federal trade commission that found up to 42 million americans had errors in their credit report. about half which are considered significant. the consumer data industry association is hitting back, saying, "credit reports are materially accurate 98% of the time, and when they
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am PST
general joseph dunford took the lead. he says despite the change in command, the goal of the coalition forces is still the same. >> what has not changed is a discipline in the spirit of the team. what is not changed the growing capability of our afghan partners, the afghan national security forces. >> he replaces general john allen who has been nominated to become the head of nato forces in europe. allen was exonerated in an investigation of questionable e- mail exchanges. former vice president dick  cheney believes president obama is jeopardizing national security. cheney spoke to a republican state convention yesterday in wyoming. he told that crowd the president's cabinet nominations are quote second rate people. he says the choices for secretary of state cia and defense secretary will degrade the military and limit the ability of future presidents to respond to foreign crisis. >>> a peace walk was held in memory of trayvon martin. martin was shot by george zimmerman. he would have celebrated his 18th birthday. his parents were among the people walking yesterday to honor him. >> t
Feb 11, 2013 2:30am PST
before coalition troops are withdrawn on schedule by the end of next year. general joseph dumford took over on saturday. a four star marine officer replaces general john allen. he's been nominated to lead nato forces in europe. general dunford will play a leading role in how many american troops will stay in that country post 2014. meanwhile, former defense secretary bob gates is weighing in on the white house's controversial drone program. gates is supporting a proposal to create a special court for the use of drones abroad. >>> back at home, members of congress remain focused on deficit spending and the sequestration spending that will take place next month. pelosi and cantore laid out the economic divide line. >> what we need is growth. we need growth with jobs, and if you have spending cuts, the education of our children and other investments, like the national institutes of health, where you are hindering growth, you're not going to reduce the did he have silt. it is almost a false argument to say we have a spending problem. we have a budget deficit problem that we have to ad
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
improve the abilities of afghan soldiers before foreign troops pull out. u.s. marine general joseph dunford took charge of the nato-led force in kabul. >> today is not about change. what's not changed is the growing capability of our afghan partners, the afghan national security forces. >> 100,000 soldiers take part in the mission, 66,000 of them from the u.s. most are scheduled to leave afghanistan by the end of next year. 350,000 afghan soldiers and police have taken over the lead role for security across much of the country. but they lack the training of foreign soldiers, and many others resign. some military analysts have questioned whether they will be able to maintain security once foreign troops are gone. >>> students from the south pacific have traveled to northeastern japan to learn how to better prepare for natural disasters. they met with survivors of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. 18 students visited miyaki in iwate prefecture. they were taken to see break water. they were told how this concrete structure was suppose freezing drizzle text neighborhoods but what waves s
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